Portugal's economy comeback

Portugal’s Comeback: Recovering Economy Attracts Investors

Portugal’s amazing economic recovery (contrary to the general consensus two years ago that it would be the next country to fail amid the sovereign debt crisis) is now reflected in its investment grade (an investment grade rating except from Moody’s). Investors are buying both shares and bonds.

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Portugal sells EDP’s stake to China to reduce debt

The government of Portugal has sold to the Chinese company Three Gorges Corporation a package of shares representing 21.35% of the social capital that the state held in the Portuguese electrical company Energias de Portugal (EDP), in exchange of a payment of €2.693 billion, according to information provided by the government investment company Parpública to the Portuguese market supervisor, CMVM. The Portuguese executive explains that its choice was based of…